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The Resource Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt, by Deborah Hopkinson ; paintings by James Ransome

Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt, by Deborah Hopkinson ; paintings by James Ransome

Label
Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt
Title
Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt
Statement of responsibility
by Deborah Hopkinson ; paintings by James Ransome
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North. As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara dreams of a reunion with her momma, who lives on another plantation -- and even of running to freedom. Then she overhears two slaves talking about the Underground Railroad. In a flash of inspiratoin, Clara sees how she can use the cloth in her scrap bag to make a map of the land -- a freedom quilt -- that no master will ever suspect
Summary
A young African-American girl slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North
Tone
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Younger Readers, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
110734
Cataloging source
BRL
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Hopkinson, Deborah
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ransome, James
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Quilts
  • Slavery
  • Quilts
  • Underground Railroad
  • Quilts
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt, by Deborah Hopkinson ; paintings by James Ransome
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm33437796
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st Dragonfly Books ed.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780679874720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)33437796
Label
Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt, by Deborah Hopkinson ; paintings by James Ransome
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm33437796
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st Dragonfly Books ed.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780679874720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)33437796

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